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School Highlights

South University, Savannah serves 888 students (75% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 888 students
  • In-state tuition: $16,360
  • Out-state tuition: $16,360
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

South University, Savannah ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 64% over five years.
South University, Savannah
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
115 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of South University, Savannah has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The South University, Savannah diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
888 students
2,328 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
664 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
224 students
1,518 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of South University, Savannah.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
733 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
231 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
433 students
71 students
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GA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
654 students
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% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
7%
8%
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% Black
30%
31%
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% White
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South University, Savannah and the percentage of White community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in South University, Savannah and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South University, Savannah.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.59
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.99%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.32%
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,100
$29,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of South University, Savannah and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of GA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $16,360 is more than the state average of $3,488. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $16,360 is more than the state average of $7,256. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$16,360
$3,488
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$16,360
$7,256
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of South University, Savannah and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
94%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in South University, Savannah and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$25,379
$12,139
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in South University, Savannah and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in South University, Savannah and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
63%
63%
This chart display the percent admitted of South University, Savannah and the community college average percent admitted of GA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
465
SAT Math
n/a
450
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • South University's largest campus is located on the south side of Savannah. Located on nine acres of land, the school is convenient to Savannah's bustling midtown section and gives students easy access to the city's vibrant educational and cultural activities. South University's Savannah, GA campus is home to the School of Business, School of Health Professions, and School of Pharmacy. The original School of Business building was constructed in 1979 and then renovated in 2000. Also in 2000, the Health Professions building was opened and houses classroom and lab facilities for the Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist Assisting, and Medical Assisting programs. The Health Professions Building also houses the campus library, student lounge, and administrative offices. The campus library houses a large collection that includes an extensive law library. Students may retrieve periodicals in paper or electronic form. The campus library houses a large book collection that includes extensive law, business and medical resources. Students may also retrieve articles in print and electronic formats from its collection of periodicals, many of which are accessible anywhere from on- or off-campus. Some of the sources that make these services available include: WESTLAW, the computerized legal research service; GALILEO, the Georgia network of databases, Ovid Technologies, and LIRN, a Florida based database service. A nonsectarian, co-educational institution of higher education, South University in Savannah, Georgia, is authorized under the Georgia Non-public Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990 to confer doctoral, master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees. South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of South University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).
Profile last updated: 04/18/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does South University, Savannah cost?

South University, Savannah's tuition is approximately $16,360 for In-State students and $16,360 for Out-State students.

What schools are South University, Savannah often compared to?

South University, Savannahis often viewed alongside schools like Savannah Technical College by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of South University, Savannah?

The acceptance rate of South University, Savannah is 63%, which is equal to the state average of 63%.

What is South University, Savannah's ranking?

South University, Savannah ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 888 students
  • In-state tuition: $16,360
  • Out-state tuition: $16,360
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,488 per year for in-state students and $7,256 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,183 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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